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Antique car

Tobias and Marianne Voth, a visiting couple from Manitoba, posed for photos in Ed Halvorsen’s 1930 Ford on Saturday morning at the “Scott Street Show ’n Shine.” The annual antique car show was blessed with beautiful weather and 41 cars for people to admire.


Cohen Ossachuk, six, sat on the float of an MNR Twin Otter waterbomber from Dryden on Sunday afternoon at the annual “Fly-in, Drive-in BBQ.” The Fort Frances Airport was busy with cars, planes, and motorcycles coming out for the annual event and enjoying a fundraiser barbecue for the local Air Cadets’ squadron.

Pie splattered

Walmart manager Sheldon Demers accepted many whipped cream pies to the face, including one from his six-month-old daughter, for the store’s last fundraiser for the Children’s Miracle Network on Friday afternoon. Combined with a barbecue, the store raised $645—bringing its total donation to a combined $5,345.

Shiny car

Eight-year-old Kayleigh Walton, left, stood with her sister, Tia, seven, in front of one of the 41 cars that took part in the annual “Scott Street Show ’n Shine” on Saturday. The warm, sunny weather drew lots people to the event, which ran from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and also featured a barbecue.

Enjoying hotdogs

Siblings Matthew Fuhrer, five, Jennifer, two, and Simon, three, enjoyed hotdogs for lunch at the annual “Fly-in, Drive-in BBQ” yesterday afternoon at the Fort Frances Airport. More than 200 people showed up to see a Bell 412 Griffon military helicopter, along with various other planes, cars, and motorcycles on display.

Colourful birdhouses

These colourful birdhouses, painted by the Early Learning students at Robert Moore School here, are part of a BIA initiative to brighten up the downtown core this summer. The houses should be going up in the trees along the 100-300 blocks of Scott Street this weekend, along with painted birdhouse gourds and wind chimes.

Kid gardeners

Six-year-old Jordyn Oster, left, and Jade Belluz, seven, held up their coloured popsicle sticks listing what types of vegetables they had chosen to grow at the first-ever meeting of the Kids Garden Club at the community garden here yesterday afternoon.

Walker party

Eight-year-old Samantha Halliday, left, and her friend, Trinity Lee-Ward, seven, enjoyed giant freezies following their burgers at J.W. Walker’s annual family barbecue Tuesday evening. While it was chilly outside, the playground was full of families spending time together as school begins to wrap up for the year.

‘Chem-free’ fundraiser

Hal Mickelson and Norma Jean Calder enjoyed their spaghetti dinner last night at the Fort High cafeteria before the FFHS band’s spring concert began. The “chem-free” grad committee hosted the supper as a fundraiser, serving spaghetti, salad, buns, and cheesecake with the assistance of the Fort Frances Kiwanis Club.